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Disney Dreamlight Valley (2022) is a world building game about restoring a broken Disney world. You interact with famous Disney Characters and decorate the valley with a wide variety of items and famous locations. Like a cross between Stardew Valley and Animal Crossing, it offers a chance to create the Disney Park of your (childhood) dreams.

After a mysterious event causes the once-idyllic Dreamlight Valley to fall into disarray and disrepair, it's up to you to help the Disney and Pixar characters (Mickey Mouse, Buzz Lightyear and Mufasa) recover their memories and restore the valley to its former magic.

You interact with the characters and unlock a variety of different items and buildings. There you can freely place across the sprawling valley, centred around the Disney Castle. You can change the look of many items as well, allowing for intricate and deeply personal designs to take shape.

Similar to a real-life Disney Park, you can bring both heroes and villains to the valley to live in harmony, and can recreate your favourite moments from the films, such as cooking with Ratatouille or sailing with Moana. Each character has their own unique interactions with you, reflecting their personality in their respective source material.

It's a clever mix of city-building mechanics with the personal interactions of games like Stardew Valley that, combined with the classic Disney brand, makes for a creative experience that differs from player to player.

Our examiner, Ben Kendall, first checked Disney Dreamlight Valley 2 years ago. It was re-examined by Andy Robertson and updated 4 weeks ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Collecting and World Building game with Adventure, Brain Game, Communication, Creative and Puzzle elements. You can play this by yourself or as a 4-player online game.

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3. Some parts of the village have a slightly spooky feel, such as the sounds of werewolves howling in the background, but there is nothing particularly scary.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Skill Level

6+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it’s important for parents and guardians to ensure they understand in-game purchases and have spending limits set-up. There is a small amount of complexity in the building aspect of the game, and some actions require quick reflexes, such as when fishing.

Account Rating

  • You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.

CostsCosts

Disney Dreamlight Valley usually costs £32.99 to £33.49.
 

Disney Dreamlight Valley

XBox Store Xbox X|S £33.49 Free

Xbox Game Pass

XBox Store Xbox One £33.49 Free

Xbox Game Pass

XBox Store PC £33.49 Free

Xbox Game Pass

Switch Store Switch £33.49
Steam Store PC £33.49
PlayStation Store PS5 £32.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £32.99
App Store iOS Subscription Free

Apple Arcade

App Store Apple TV Subscription Free

Apple Arcade

App Store Mac Subscription Free

Apple Arcade

There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • In-Game Purchases: Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
    • You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S.
 
This game offers players the opportunity to purchase in-game items, in the form of an in-game currency ('Moonstones') which can be used to buy cosmetic items. Some parents or carers may want to be aware of this. Parents, carers or other responsible adults should check to see what is being offered before making any purchase on behalf of a child. It should be noted that the game can still be played without the need to purchase such items. 
 
It's important to set up your accounts and devices appropriately. More information is on our Financial Resources page.
 

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 06/09/2022, updated in 2023

Out Now: Apple TV, Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox X|S and iOS

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Players: 1 (4 online)

Genres: Collecting, World Building (Adventure, Brain Game, Communication, Creative and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 8 features

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Gameloft (@Gameloft)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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